Period
to 8 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 6 months to 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
UK
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 269 246 321
Rank change year-on-year -23 +75 +25
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 882 2,045 1,874
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 1.38% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.50% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 734 1,333 1,460
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £39,825 £37,100 £37,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +0.95%

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 72,680 136,380 164,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.17% 92.20% 92.16%
Number of salaries quoted 58,015 107,412 132,271
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Product Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Product Management.

Salary trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Product Management over the 6 months to 8 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the UK over the 6 months to 8 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -24 829 £67,500 +12.50% 56
London +31 477 £73,250 +8.52% 21
UK excluding London -79 376 £57,500 +4.55% 39
South East +1 152 £55,000 +1.85% 18
Work from Home +58 94 £65,000 -7.14% 5
North of England -101 76 £62,500 +4.17% 8
East of England +62 59 £85,000 +47.83% 3
North West +64 38 £65,000 +18.18% 3
South West +68 31 £57,500 +4.55% 3
Yorkshire -102 26 £62,500 +4.17% 2
Midlands +80 23 £50,000 -9.09% 3
West Midlands +79 22 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Scotland +11 21 £55,000 +12.82% 1
North East +25 12 £46,500 +24.00% 3
Northern Ireland +29 9 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Wales +16 5 £38,500 -5.52% 1
East Midlands +50 1 £47,500 -20.83% 1

For the 6 months to 8 July 2020, IT jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Product Management.

1 430 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (25.40%) Finance
3 210 (23.81%) Scrum
4 186 (21.09%) User Experience
5 179 (20.29%) Product Roadmap
6 169 (19.16%) Analytical Skills
7 160 (18.14%) Degree
8 143 (16.21%) Marketing
9 114 (12.93%) Problem-Solving
10 113 (12.81%) SaaS
11 106 (12.02%) User Stories
12 100 (11.34%) QA
13 97 (11.00%) Software Engineering
14 94 (10.66%) DevOps
15 89 (10.09%) JavaScript
16 88 (9.98%) Java
16 88 (9.98%) Project Management
16 88 (9.98%) Analytics
17 83 (9.41%) AWS
18 81 (9.18%) E-Commerce
19 75 (8.50%) Microsoft
20 74 (8.39%) JIRA
21 73 (8.28%) Fintech
22 70 (7.94%) Azure
23 68 (7.71%) Mentoring
23 68 (7.71%) SQL
24 67 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
24 67 (7.60%) Test Automation
25 66 (7.48%) Computer Science
26 61 (6.92%) Retail

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (2.15%) Confluence
2 16 (1.81%) CMS
3 14 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.02%) WordPress
5 7 (0.79%) GlassFish
6 6 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.57%) IBM Domino
8 4 (0.45%) Red Hat Fuse
9 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.34%) IIS
9 3 (0.34%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.23%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.23%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.23%) Drupal
10 2 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.11%) Documentum
11 1 (0.11%) TPMS
11 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.36%) InVision
2 12 (1.36%) MS Visio
2 12 (1.36%) Sketch
3 11 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.23%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.11%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 13 (1.47%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.91%) Magento
3 6 (0.68%) IntelliMatch
4 4 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.34%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.11%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.11%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 113 (12.81%) SaaS
2 83 (9.41%) AWS
3 70 (7.94%) Azure
4 38 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (3.51%) GCP
6 17 (1.93%) Slack
7 15 (1.70%) Office 365
8 13 (1.47%) GitHub
9 11 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 11 (1.25%) Serverless
10 10 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
11 9 (1.02%) PaaS
12 8 (0.91%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 6 (0.68%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 6 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.45%) Apple Pay
14 4 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.45%) Power Platform
14 4 (0.45%) WeChat
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.38%) Internet
2 8 (0.91%) HTTP
3 7 (0.79%) VoIP
3 7 (0.79%) WebEx
4 6 (0.68%) SMS
5 5 (0.57%) Firewall
5 5 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.57%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.45%) WAN
7 3 (0.34%) Broadband
7 3 (0.34%) LAN
7 3 (0.34%) SSL
8 2 (0.23%) DNS
8 2 (0.23%) DWDM
8 2 (0.23%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.23%) MPLS
8 2 (0.23%) SDH
8 2 (0.23%) Skype
8 2 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.74%) Big Data
2 17 (1.93%) MySQL
3 16 (1.81%) NoSQL
4 15 (1.70%) SQL Server
5 8 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (0.91%) Blockchain
5 8 (0.91%) MongoDB
6 7 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.45%) BigQuery
8 4 (0.45%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.45%) Redis
9 3 (0.34%) Looker
9 3 (0.34%) Power BI
10 2 (0.23%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.23%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.23%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.23%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 74 (8.39%) JIRA
2 50 (5.67%) Git (software)
3 22 (2.49%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (1.81%) Selenium
6 12 (1.36%) SpecFlow
7 9 (1.02%) Artifactory
7 9 (1.02%) Cucumber
7 9 (1.02%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.91%) NUnit
9 7 (0.79%) CMake
9 7 (0.79%) TestComplete
10 6 (0.68%) Axure RP
11 5 (0.57%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.57%) JIRA Agile
11 5 (0.57%) SoapUI
11 5 (0.57%) Subversion
12 4 (0.45%) Postman
12 4 (0.45%) VersionOne
13 3 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 224 (25.40%) Finance
2 143 (16.21%) Marketing
3 61 (6.92%) Retail
4 53 (6.01%) Banking
5 46 (5.22%) Legal
6 34 (3.85%) Games
7 25 (2.83%) Law
8 24 (2.72%) Manufacturing
9 22 (2.49%) Back Office
10 17 (1.93%) Public Sector
11 14 (1.59%) Automotive
12 11 (1.25%) Telecoms
13 9 (1.02%) Advertising
14 8 (0.91%) Front Office
14 8 (0.91%) German Language
15 7 (0.79%) Electronics
16 6 (0.68%) French Language
17 4 (0.45%) Publishing
18 3 (0.34%) Multimedia
19 2 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 320 (36.28%) Product Manager
2 101 (11.45%) Developer
3 85 (9.64%) Product Owner
4 45 (5.10%) Analyst
5 37 (4.20%) Technical Manager
6 33 (3.74%) Architect
7 32 (3.63%) Software Developer
8 31 (3.51%) Senior Manager
9 30 (3.40%) Business Analyst
10 29 (3.29%) Senior Product Manager
11 28 (3.17%) Lead Developer
12 24 (2.72%) Project Manager
13 23 (2.61%) Software Engineer
14 22 (2.49%) Consultant
15 21 (2.38%) Java Developer
15 21 (2.38%) Technical Product Manager
16 19 (2.15%) Applications Manager
17 18 (2.04%) Designer
17 18 (2.04%) Team Leader
18 17 (1.93%) Digital Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (6.12%) Node.js
2 51 (5.78%) React
3 39 (4.42%) .NET
4 38 (4.31%) CSS
5 36 (4.08%) HTML
6 29 (3.29%) Web Services
7 27 (3.06%) REST
8 23 (2.61%) Redux
9 22 (2.49%) AngularJS
10 15 (1.70%) Spring
11 14 (1.59%) Express
11 14 (1.59%) Gherkin
11 14 (1.59%) Velocity
12 13 (1.47%) .NET Framework
12 13 (1.47%) ASP.NET
12 13 (1.47%) RESTful
12 13 (1.47%) SOAP
13 11 (1.25%) React Native
14 8 (0.91%) Spring Boot
14 8 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 186 (21.09%) User Experience
2 169 (19.16%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (5.44%) Mobile App
4 45 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
5 40 (4.54%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (2.95%) Virtual Team
7 23 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (1.81%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (1.36%) Fixed Income
10 12 (1.36%) LIMS
10 12 (1.36%) Public Cloud
11 11 (1.25%) Analytical Mindset
12 10 (1.13%) IVR
13 9 (1.02%) Data Centre
13 9 (1.02%) Reinsurance
14 8 (0.91%) Mobile Games
14 8 (0.91%) Video\Live Streaming
15 7 (0.79%) EMV
15 7 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (4.65%) Linux
2 33 (3.74%) Windows
3 27 (3.06%) Apple iOS
4 24 (2.72%) Android
5 10 (1.13%) Unix
6 9 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.68%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.45%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.11%) AIX
10 1 (0.11%) CentOS
10 1 (0.11%) Solaris
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (23.81%) Scrum
3 179 (20.29%) Product Roadmap
4 114 (12.93%) Problem-Solving
5 106 (12.02%) User Stories
6 97 (11.00%) Software Engineering
7 94 (10.66%) DevOps
8 88 (9.98%) Analytics
8 88 (9.98%) Project Management
9 81 (9.18%) E-Commerce
10 73 (8.28%) Fintech
11 68 (7.71%) Mentoring
12 67 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 67 (7.60%) Test Automation
13 66 (7.48%) Computer Science
14 60 (6.80%) B2B
14 60 (6.80%) Presales
15 57 (6.46%) Microservices
16 56 (6.35%) Project Delivery
17 55 (6.24%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 89 (10.09%) JavaScript
2 88 (9.98%) Java
3 68 (7.71%) SQL
4 59 (6.69%) C#
5 33 (3.74%) Python
6 26 (2.95%) PHP
7 21 (2.38%) C
8 20 (2.27%) C++
9 19 (2.15%) TypeScript
10 14 (1.59%) Kotlin
11 12 (1.36%) ES6
12 10 (1.13%) Delphi
13 9 (1.02%) Objective-C
14 8 (0.91%) Apple Swift
14 8 (0.91%) Scala
15 7 (0.79%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.45%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.45%) Groovy
16 4 (0.45%) Ruby
16 4 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 160 (18.14%) Degree
2 34 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (2.61%) Master's Degree
4 12 (1.36%) ISEB
5 6 (0.68%) APMP
5 6 (0.68%) CIPD
5 6 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.57%) CCNA
6 5 (0.57%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.57%) PMP
7 4 (0.45%) MCSE
8 3 (0.34%) CSPO
8 3 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.34%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.34%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.34%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.23%) CISSP
9 2 (0.23%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.11%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (11.34%) QA
2 9 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.45%) Government Security Classifications
3 4 (0.45%) NCSC
4 3 (0.34%) EMIR
4 3 (0.34%) GDPR
4 3 (0.34%) HL7
4 3 (0.34%) PMO
4 3 (0.34%) PSD2
4 3 (0.34%) SLA
5 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.23%) MiFID
5 2 (0.23%) SEPA
6 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) UCITS
System Software
1 43 (4.88%) Docker
2 4 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.11%) HDFS
4 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 15 (1.70%) Ansible
3 8 (0.91%) Terraform
4 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.57%) Puppet
5 4 (0.45%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.34%) Istio
7 2 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.23%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.23%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.23%) SCSM
7 2 (0.23%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.11%) CASB
8 1 (0.11%) Consul
8 1 (0.11%) Kibana
8 1 (0.11%) logstash
8 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.11%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 75 (8.50%) Microsoft
2 26 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (2.27%) Google
4 12 (1.36%) Oracle
4 12 (1.36%) WorldPay
5 11 (1.25%) Adobe
5 11 (1.25%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.02%) Apple
6 9 (1.02%) Red Hat
7 8 (0.91%) SAP
8 7 (0.79%) Autodesk
8 7 (0.79%) hybris
8 7 (0.79%) PayPal
9 6 (0.68%) VeriFone
10 5 (0.57%) Elavon
10 5 (0.57%) Ingenico
10 5 (0.57%) Tableau
11 4 (0.45%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.45%) Cisco
11 4 (0.45%) iManage